United States > California > La Mesa
satmansd (5) Spring Valley, California | April 7, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
An almost overwhelming beer selection and one of the few places that routinely has Alpine. The owner is very helpful and will make suggestions based on your preferred style. Sometimes there are hard to find beers stashed in the back so you should ask if you donít find what you want on the shelves.
mjg74 (46) La Mesa, California | November 7, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Iíve passed by this store hundreds of times and never stopped in until now. Let me tell you this place has a great selection and solid prices. It was packed with beer seekers when I went inside. I will be returning often.
Cbauer26 (1) La Mesa , California | November 1, 2012
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
After being new to the area, I used the RateBeer app on my phone and found this place was near by. Went in one day, and was shocked to see this selection in this tiny cramped place, I didnít even mind how small it is. Ended up leaving with a few bottles that I had been looking for. I definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for something aside from their usual.
Bartzilla (12) San Diego, California | June 13, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
This place is a great find. Iíd say a good 50% of the store is dedicated to awesome beers, with many uncharted gems Iíve been curious to try. The staff is knowledgeable and eager to help, should you need it. The standard beer rating labels throughout the shop help keep you in check, if thatís your thing. Word must be getting out as I saw some note-takers there one afternoon. No frills. This is your standard liquor mart on the outside. The inside is mesmerizing. the prices are stupendously lower than most places. Tucked away in a residential neighborhood that must be littered with beer nerds. What a great score. Iím not even worried if word gets out. The sheer volume here pretty much guarantees Iíll never have to worry about walking in and getting a trunk load of good wares.
bhightow (3) San Diego, California | July 12, 2010
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Very good service. Love that most beers are chilled.
gerrick (1) California | May 11, 2010
96 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
This place is a hidden gem. Almost all the beer here is in coolers. I have found some bottles here that everyone else was out of. Daniel helped me out twice so far and was great. The prices are fantastic. I think they use a basic cost plus model instead of simply raising the prices of the rare stuff. The overall selection is fantastic. It is not a big store but they do have a lot of beer. It does not look like much on the outside or the inside for that matter. I really hate to post the review since I kind of want them to stay hidden.
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